Grewia tenax. PlantID, Botanical Name, Grewia tenax A preparation of G. tenax fruit powder mixed with milk is given for the treatment of bone fracture. Grewia tenax in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. The large flowering plant genus Grewia /ˈɡruːiə/ is today placed by most authors in the . (= Chadara tenax Forssk., G. populifolia Vahl); Grewia tiliifolia Vahl (= G. rotunda , G. tiliaefolia (lapsus), Tilia rotunda & H.T. Chang).

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A superb, if terse, resource, it is also available electronically on the Web – see http: Flower and fruits appears commonly during February to August.

It lists a number of the plant uses as well as the habitats and botanical descriptions of the plants. Fruiting plant Photograph by: It may NOT be used within Apps.

These include the common nawab Polyura athamas yrewia the swift moth Endoclita malabaricus. However, these were both not monophyletic with respect to other Malvales – as already indicated by the uncertainties surrounding placement of Grewia and similar genera – and have thus been merged into the Malvaceae.


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This species is featured in: Fruit orange-red at maturity, with spheroid lobes. Grewia Crossberry Grewia occidentalis Scientific classification Kingdom: This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible.

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Plant Description

Bark smooth, grey, very fibrous so that twigs are hard to break. Now containing plants.

Share on Facebook Tweet Send email. The astringent and refreshing Grewia drupes are particularly popular in summertime.

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Cultivation NA Regional Habitat Commonly found in arid and semi-arid plains tenx m height in sandy, rocky and lateritic soils. Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Numerous, see text or Complete list.


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White Crossberry is highly drought resistant and occurs in the driest savannas at desert margins. Close-up of the fruits Photograph by: Together with the bulk of the former SparrmanniaceaeGrewia is in the subfamily Grewioideae and therein the tribe Grewieaeof which it is the type genus.

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Grewia tenax

Last update on Young leaves are consumed by livestock, they are slightly palatable at the end of dry seasons, and have fairly gerwia feed value. Commonly found in arid and semi-arid plains upto m height in sandy, rocky and lateritic soils.

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